The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 127 130 96
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -34
Contract jobs citing VBScript 23 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.32% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 0.87% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£212 £303 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% -16.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £204 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £508 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 2
Average hourly rate £31.12 £20.06 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.13% +82.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £28.75 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-9.25% -8.88%
VBScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1281 1145 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.30% 36.21% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 722 477
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 51 60
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VBScript Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +11 11 - -
Wiltshire -2 5 - -
Somerset - 4 £269 -
Gloucestershire -5 1 £208 -65.12% 1
Bristol - 1 - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 25 (65.79%) VB
2 21 (55.26%) Windows
3 18 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 17 (44.74%) Windows XP
4 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
4 17 (44.74%) VMware
5 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
6 15 (39.47%) SQL
7 11 (28.95%) McAfee
7 11 (28.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
7 11 (28.95%) .NET
7 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
8 10 (26.32%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (23.68%) UML
9 9 (23.68%) Web Services
9 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
9 9 (23.68%) SCCM
10 8 (21.05%) C#
11 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
11 7 (18.42%) QA
12 6 (15.79%) WCF
12 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
12 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
12 6 (15.79%) Release Management
12 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
12 6 (15.79%) MS Office
12 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.79%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
1 1 (2.63%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Military
1 5 (13.16%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (13.16%) VBA Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.79%) WCF
4 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 5 (13.16%) Classic ASP
4 5 (13.16%) jQuery
5 4 (10.53%) Ajax
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.63%) REST
7 1 (2.63%) SOAP
7 1 (2.63%) WPF
7 1 (2.63%) JSON
7 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 17 (44.74%) Windows XP
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) UML
2 6 (15.79%) Release Management
3 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Patch Management
3 5 (13.16%) Web Development
3 5 (13.16%) Data Security
4 4 (10.53%) MVC
4 4 (10.53%) Office Automation
5 3 (7.89%) Scrum
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) WFM
7 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.63%) Server Building
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 1 (2.63%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.63%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) VB
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) T-SQL
4 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
5 8 (21.05%) C#
6 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.16%) Perl
7 5 (13.16%) VBA
7 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
8 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) HNC
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (26.32%) VMware Workstation
3 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.16%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.16%) vSphere
5 3 (7.89%) XenApp
6 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (23.68%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) VMware
2 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) McAfee
4 5 (13.16%) Symantec
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) Allen-Bradley
6 1 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) LANDesk